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How ethical is Tanologist?

Tanologist is a brand of self tan products which has a below-benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Self Tan Ratings Table. Although Tanologist has not yet met our ethical benchmark, we hope to see the brand make progress in the future.

We would have extra confidence in Tanologist if it submitted itself to apply for Ethical Accreditation, whereby The Good Shopping Guide would make further detailed assessment and recommendations for ethical improvement.

Find out more about the ethical issues facing the Ethical Self Tan sector.


What does Tanologist do?

Tanologist is a self tanning brand which focuses on skin care. It was created by Lottie Tomlinson and is now owned by We Are Luxe Ltd.

In which areas does Tanologist perform poorly?

Tanologist was marked down under our criteria for its Environmental Report as the brand’s website is lacking in environmental information. It also receives a bottom rating for our Organic and Vegetarian criteria due to a lack of certification.

Tanologist gets a middle rating for Animal Welfare as it does not have an Animal Testing Policy statement available. Find out more about how we rate by exploring our ethical criteria.

Past Criticisms of Tanologist’s record

We found no past criticisms of Tanologist.

In which areas does Tanologist score well for its ethics?

We found no criticisms of Tanologist relating to; GM, Nuclear Power, Fossil Fuels, Political Donations, Armaments or Irresponsible Marketing, so it scores well for these criteria.

How can Tanologist improve its ethical rating?

The below-benchmark score that Tanologist is awarded with on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Self Tan Ratings Table is the result of an evaluation of multiple ethical criteria.

To reach our minimum ethical benchmark and qualify for Ethical Accreditation, Tanologist has some issues to resolve, including its lack of certification for Organic products and its lack of an Environmental Report. If it applies for Ethical Accreditation, The Good Shopping Guide will be able to give Tanologist some guidance to improve on these areas.

Were you aware that your brand could benefit from Ethical Accreditation? Brands accredited by The Good Shopping Guide can display our ethical mark, showcasing to consumers that it is an ethical and sustainable brand. If you’re interested in learning more, please contact us or complete a Free Initial Assessment form.

Ethical performance in category


GSG score


GSG category benchmark


Ethical Rating


  • Environmental Report


  • Genetic Modification


  • Organic


  • Nuclear Power


  • Fossil Fuels



  • Animal Welfare


  • Vegetarian/Vegan Verified



  • Armaments


  • Irresponsible Marketing


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


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